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Today's News

  • East breaks the curse -- beats Mercy for title

     LOUISVILLE – The game started under gray and damp conditions, but it was all sunny for the Bullitt East Chargers on Thursday as the red and gold ended over five years of frustration with a 3-1 girls’ soccer victory Mercy in the championship game of the 24th District Tournament.

  • NB girls once again Queens of the 24th District

      HIGHVIEW -- You really can’t complain about your team winning the 23rd District girls’ soccer title for the sixth consecutive year.

    But, North Bullitt head coach Amber Mink is looking toward a bigger goal — the Sixth Region title this week.

    Her team kept its goal of winning both district tournament games with a shutoff by senior Delayna Holman.

    After defeating Southern 10-0 in the opener, North Bullitt held off a much improved Bullitt Central 6-0 in the championship game at Moore High School.

  • Family looks to find way to aid others facing hearing issues

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - At age 2, Luke Montgomery is already bi-lingual.

    His parents and older brother are as well, so they can communicate with him.

    Luke was born with congenital deafness - sensorineural deafness syndrome - that left him considered deaf, albeit with very limited hearing abilities.

    Luke’s parents, Brooke and Jeff Montgomery, decided early on that the family, including sons Nate, 9, and Seth, 6, would learn their new language along with Luke.

  • Shepherdsville garbage service can be stopped

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- If you are past due in your payments for garbage service in the city of Shepherdsville, you could be cut off in the next few weeks.

    And then the code enforcement officer with the city will be asking you where you are getting rid of your garbage.

    With the current hauler over $150,000 in the hole from payments by Shepherdsville customers, city officials recently made a change in its collection ordinance.

  • Colorfest this weekend at Bernheim

     CLERMONT - It’s not every day you can launch a pumpkin into the air, work your way through a hay maze, and check out the beautiful natural autumn colors.

    At least not along with food vendors, live music, and educational programs.

    Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest provides all that and more during its annual ColorFest celebration, scheduled this year for Oct. 21 and 22.

  • Hall selected principal of three facilities

     Shannon Hall is the new principal of the Bullitt Alternative Center, Riverview Opportunity Center and Spring Meadows Children’s Home.

    He replaces BJ Ritter who departed to pursue other opportunities.

    “At this point, I am very overwhelmed but there is a great deal of support,” Hall said. “It was a nice feeling to come ‘home’ to Bullitt County.”

    This is Hall’s 16th year in education. He started as an ECE teacher with BCPS before transitioning to JCPS as a guidance counselor.

  • Bullitt Central FFA getting the year started

     The Bullitt Central High School FFA Chapter has begun the year with several activities.  

    One of the first activities we went to is the Ky. State Fair. We learned how the agricultural industry impacts our economy and visited many other agriculture booths. 

    We were also able to participate in Cedar Grove Elementary Back to School Bash.  Student set a booth consisting of baby chicks, rabbits, and display boards highlighting the agriculture industry.  

  • Wooley wraps up conference as KASHRM president

     Kentucky Association of School Human Resources Managers (KASHRM) President and BCPS Director of Human Resources Jennifer Wooley wrapped up her second state conference in Lexington to glowing reviews.

    “It was all good,” she said. “Participants were overall pleased with the agenda topics and roundtable discussions.”

    One agenda item set months ago was spiking pension changes.

    “The pension speakers told us they had no idea this was going to be such a hot topic,” Wooley said.

  • VIP: Middle, high students are very important partners

     Nearly 40 middle and high school students were recognized as Very Important Partners during a Youth Poster Campaign unveiling ceremony Sept. 19th at Bullitt Central High School.

    Each youth has pledged to resist peer pressure, stay away from dangerous substances and focus on academics/college and career readiness so they can lead productive, successful lives.

  • Setting Goals

     It was a Goal Setting Extravaganza at Mount Washington Elementary that featured guests from throughout the community and throughout the state.

    Lieutenant Governor Jenean Hampton celebrated her 100th school visit with a stop at the school. Hampton spoke to students about the importance of setting goals and how things like homework but not always be enjoyable but it’s always helpful.